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Fecal Parasite Concentrator is one of the cleanest means of isolating helminth eggs and larvae, protozoan cysts, coccidian oocysts, and microsporidian spores. The easy-to-use system provides clean sediment for microscopic examination and requires minimal processing time. Excellent results are obtained using either fresh or preserved specimens.

FPC uses two 15 mL polypropylene tubes with an interconnected, precision molded strainer. The 0.6 mm  0.6 mm holes allow the parasites to pass through the strainer, but the system retains the excess fecal debris. FPC is a modification of the formalin-ether (F-E) method of Ritchie and was developed at the National Institutes of Health; it is available exclusively from Evergreen Scientific.

Patented, leakproof, self-contained two tube system
Standardization of concentration method, eliminating varying results among different users
Minimizes personnel exposure to potentially infectious specimens
No funnel, no gauze, no mess
Simple, safe, sanitary, and efficient
Minimal odor
Fresh fecal specimens or specimens preserved in 5% or 10% formalin, merthiolate iodine formalin (MIF), polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) or sodium acetate-acetic acid-formalin (SAF) can be used in this system